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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:40:55 +0900
From:	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>
To:	KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>
Cc:	"linux-mm@...ck.org" <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"akpm@...ux-foundation.org" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	cl@...ux-foundation.org, rientjes@...gle.com
Subject: Re: [BUGFIX][PATCH] oom-kill: fix NUMA consraint check with
 nodemask v2

On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:39:02 +0900 (JST)
KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com> wrote:

> > > > +
> > > > +	/* Check this allocation failure is caused by cpuset's wall function */
> > > > +	for_each_zone_zonelist_nodemask(zone, z, zonelist,
> > > > +			high_zoneidx, nodemask)
> > > > +		if (!cpuset_zone_allowed_softwall(zone, gfp_mask))
> > > >  			return CONSTRAINT_CPUSET;
> > > 
> > > If cpuset and MPOL_BIND are both used, Probably CONSTRAINT_MEMORY_POLICY is
> > > better choice.
> > 
> > No. this memory allocation is failed by limitation of cpuset's alloc mask.
> > Not from mempolicy.
> 
> But CONSTRAINT_CPUSET doesn't help to free necessary node memory. It isn't
> your fault. original code is wrong too. but I hope we should fix it.
> 
Hmm, maybe fair enough.

My 3rd version will use "kill always current(CONSTRAINT_MEMPOLICY does this)
if it uses mempolicy" logic.

Objections ?

Thanks,
-Kame

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